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TMCNet:  e-MDs Selected by DeKalb Health to Provide EHR System to Physicians

[February 14, 2013]

e-MDs Selected by DeKalb Health to Provide EHR System to Physicians

AUSTIN, TX, Feb 14, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- e-MDs, a leading and award-winning provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, announced it has been selected as an EHR technology partner after a national search and thorough review process by DeKalb Health of Auburn, IN. As a trusted technology partner, e-MDs provides physicians with a comprehensive solution designed to enhance clinical and practice performance critical to quality healthcare and patient engagement.


The e-MDs Solution Series delivers DeKalb Health not only an ease of use for multiple workflow scenarios from a single database configuration, but optimizes productivity and care outcomes across its entire physician network.

"e-MDs was identified as an EHR technology partner capable of offering our providers ample support, ease of use and a streamline approach to improving efficiency and reducing the cost of health care. The physicians on our evaluation committee unanimously selected e-MDs Solution Series because of its affordability, intuitive design and system functionality," said Matt Lehn, Vice President Physician Services of DeKalb Health. "e-MDs shares our vision for high standards, responsiveness and working in the best interest of our patients." "We are excited DeKalb Health selected e-MDs as a trusted partner for providing integrated tools critical for delivering excellence in care. The 19 providers in the Auburn, IN area will leverage our technology to provide high-quality, cost-effective care and create better healthcare outcomes for their patients," said David Winn, MD, FAAFP, CEO and Chairman of the Board, e-MDs.

e-MDs integrated EHR and practice management system is designed by physicians specifically to help physicians in independent and group practices deliver robust capabilities for electronic health, practice management, patient engagement and claims management.

About e-MDs e-MDs is a leading developer of integrated electronic health records and practice management software for physician practices and enterprises. Founded and actively managed by physicians, the company is an industry leader for usable, connected software that enables physician productivity and clinical excellence. e-MDs software has received continual top rankings in physician and industry surveys including those conducted by the American Academy of Family Physicians' Family Practice Management, KLAS(R), AmericanEHR(TM) Partners, MedScape(R), and Black Book(R). e-MDs has a proven track record of positioning clients for success as demonstrated by Meaningful Use attainment in 2011-2012. According to data provided by CMS, e-MDs clients attained the highest attestation proportion among all major vendors as of January 24, 2012. For more information, please visit http://www.e-mds.com, http://facebook.e-mds.com, and twitter.com/emds.

About DeKalb Health Located in Auburn, Indiana, DeKalb Health opened its doors in 1964 as DeKalb Memorial Hospital, thanks to the voluntary contributions of the citizens of DeKalb County. The independent, not-for-profit, acute care facility, features a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. It has achieved many milestones along the way, including the opening of Emergency Medical Services addition in 1975 and the completion of a three-story medical building in 1992. In the last decade, numerous expansions and renovations have brought the facilities up to date, and in 2002 the new wing and home to the Family Birthplace and Rehabilitation centers began welcoming patients. Comprehensive renovations to the Emergency, Imaging and Diagnostic Centers were completed in 2011. DeKalb Health is guided by its mission to "promote, preserve and restore health" and its vision "to be the healthcare organization of choice for patients, physicians, payers and healthcare professionals." Media Contact: Amendola Communications for e-MDs Jodi Amendola 480.664.8412 Email Contact SOURCE: e-MDs http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/emailprcntct id=27A6AB0B7131F399

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